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Rockford’s Bicentennial Celebration hailed as success

The Rockford 200th birthday party celebration was a fire-cracker of a success on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2019 at the community building in Rockford. The kick-off event to the 2020 year-long birthday celebration, was attended by 335 attendees, according to Dr. Jerry and Mrs. Connie Sell, who helped organize the event. Entertainment for the…
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Bicentennial Fundraising Information

You are invited to be a special part of our 200th birthday celebration of our Rockford Community.  Rockford, originally founded as Shanesville in 1820, is the oldest village in Mercer County. Rockford was the first town in the county to have a power plant, street lights and an airport.  It is located in the rich agricultural area of…
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Meeting Minutes: January 7,2020

            RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  The Lord’s Prayer – led by Shane Young Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Young, Pontsler, Now,  Heitkamp                                     Gehle absent Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the Daily Standard, …
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Meeting Minutes: December 17, 2019

            RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  Jeff Long Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Gehle, Young, Pontsler, Now,                                     Fox and Heitkamp absent Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the Daily Standard,  Robbie Peel, Aaron and…
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Chamber News: December 2019

Welcome Chamber Board members –  – Tom, Marie, Laura, Lisa, Lucas, Jamie and Leah November minutes  -posted online Financial report  – Amanda unable to attend – please email financials to group. Banners for Bicentennial  – $2,000 Upcoming expenses –  web site and chamber directories Upcoming events: Grand Celebration  – New Year’s eve   – we have…
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Meeting Minutes: December 3, 2019

            RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  Jeff Long Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Gehle, Young, Fox, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the Daily Standard, Srgt Stetler,  Robbie Peel, Aaron Temple, Marge…
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Meeting Minutes: November 19, 2019

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Council President Gehle Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  Jeff Long Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Gehle, Young, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp                                     Fox – absent Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the Daily Standard, Srgt Stetler,  Robbie Peel, Bret…
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Meeting Minutes: November 5, 2019

            RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  Jeff Long Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Gehle, Young, Fox, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the Daily Standard, Chief May, Srgt Stetler,  Robbie Peel,…
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Meeting Minutes: October 15, 2019

            RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. Invocation –  lead by Shane Young – The Lord’s Prayer Pledge of Allegiance Those present: Gehle, Young, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp                         Fox absent. Also attending:  Tom Stankard  – of the…
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Meeting Minutes: October 1, 2019

                        RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS: Council canceled  by Mayor Amy Joseph on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall. No Meeting – as no quorum.